Feb 2015
Author(s): Brambilla, Irene;Tortarolo, Dario
The objective of this paper is to characterize the evolution of labor earnings in Latin America during the 2000s, a decade of markedly poverty reduction. Based on household surveys for six countries…
Oct 2011
Author(s): Gutierrez, María Elena;Mommens, Xavier
The purpose of this study is to show how microfinance services may undergo the impacts of climate change, to analyze the opportunities available for MFIs and to propose concrete actions. This paper…
Oct 2011
Author(s): Gutierrez, María Elena;Mommens, Xavier
Este estudio tiene como finalidad mostrar cómo los servicios de las microfinanzas pueden sufrir los impactos del cambio climático, analizar las oportunidades que se presentan para las instituciones…
Sep 2011
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
This document discusses the basics on microfranchising. It reviews the concept and key elements, lessons learned from other regions, including the Grameen Bank. Finally, an agenda for the development…
Sep 2011
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo
El presente documento expone los principios básicos del sistema de microfranquicias. Se explican el concepto y los elementos claves, las lecciones aprendidas de otras regiones, incluyendo la del…
Jun 2011
Author(s): Nakamura, Keisuke
Esta presentación realizada en el 1er Taller Desarrollo Económico Local - Región Andina en el encuentro de la Subregión Andina espera profundizar el intercambio de experiencia entre los ejecutores…
Jun 2011
Author(s): González Vallejo, Leticia
Este informe presenta la Evaluación Final del Convenio de Cooperación Técnica no reembolsable ATN/ME 9561-ME del programa ¿Desarrollo de Nuevas Oportunidades de Mercado en la Base Económica de la…
May 2011
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank;Un Techo Para Mi País
This brochure presents the exhibit "Design with the Base of the Pyramid" supported by the Multilateral Investment Fund (MIF) and the Opportunities for the Majority Sector (OMJ) of the Inter…
Mar 2011
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
This report summarizes some of the milestones achieved by the Multilateral Investment Fund (MIF) in 2010. 2010 has been a transformational year for the MIF. In the spirit of continuous improvement,…
Mar 2011
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo
Este informe resume algunos de los importantes hitos que alcanzó el Fondo Multilateral de Inversiones en 2010. 2010 fue un año de transformación para el FOMIN. Con el espíritu de mejora continua, el…
Jul 2009
Author(s): Mutis Marín, Juliana
En este informe se evaluará el alcance y desempeño del programa: "Desarrollo de nuevas oportunidades de mercado en la base económica de la pirámide" ejecutado por el Consejo Coordinador…
Oct 2007
Author(s): International Fund for Agricultural Development;Inter American Development Bank
Remittances, the portion of migrant workers' earnings sent back home to their families, have been a critical means of financial support for generations. But, for the most part, these flows have…
Jan 2007
Author(s): Belmar, Christian;Maggi Campos, Claudio
El presente documento resume el desarrollo del Proyecto "Contribución de las empresas a los Objetivos de Desarrollo del Milenio (ODM) en Latinoamérica" realizado por FUNDES para el Banco…
Jan 2007
Author(s): Huezo, Beatriz
Con el objeto de sacar lecciones sobre las posibles contribuciones del sector privado, el BID encargó una serie de estudios de caso sobre el impacto que las actividades del sector privado han tenido…
Dec 2006
Author(s): Vives, Antonio;Peinado-Vara, Estrella
Estes anais apresentam um resumo das sessões e discussões ocorridas durante a IV Conferência Interamericana sobre Responsabilidade Social da Empresa: Um Bom Negócio para Todos, realizada em Salvador…
Nov 2005
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
For generations, millions of migrant workers have been sending billions of dollars back to their home countries to support their families. Remittances are widely recognized as critical to the…
May 2005
Author(s): López-Cálix, José R.;Melo, Alberto;Tinsley, Elaine;Calvo, Sara
The last Public Expenditure Review for Ecuador (PER) was produced in 1993. More than a decade later, the purpose of this report is to provide the Ecuadorian authorities with the World Bank's and…
Apr 2005
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
Japan, which has relatively higher paying jobs compared to North America, is becoming a preferred destination for Latin American migrants of Japanese descent, creating an important new remittance…
Mar 2005
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
As entrepreneurs explore markets abroad, migrant workers driven by family values search abroad for comparative advantages. The challenge is to provide adequate financial infrastructure for families…
Nov 2004
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
The Dominican Republic is the fourth largest remittance market in the Latin America and Caribbean region. Remittances are an economic necessity for recipients, and financial sector involvement in the…